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Athletes are always trying to stay on the cutting edge of recovery technology but Amar'e Stoudemire may have stumbled upon the oddest trick yet, taking a red wine bath to aid in his recovery.

By Extra Mustard
October 16, 2014

Athletes are always trying to stay on the cutting edge of recovery technology but Amar'e Stoudemire may have stumbled upon the oddest trick yet, taking a red wine bath to aid in his recovery.

The New York Knicks power forward posted a photo to Instagram of him soaking in a tub of wine on Wednesday, saying it was part of his recovery plan.

 
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Recovery Day! Red Wine Bath !! #Kinging #Blessed #Hebrews Getting ready for the eighth day feast.

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Studies have shown that red wine contains resveratrol, a substance which is often connected to heart health and also believed by some to have anti-aging properties, although nothing regarding these claims has been clinically proven, according to Quackwatch.com.

Maybe the positive effects from wading around in a pool of wine are just that it reminds you that you are so rich you can afford to do crazy stuff like take red wine baths?

Brendan Maloy

 

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